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11 Best Tourist Places To Visit in Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh is a very famous place in Rajasthan, offers many sightseeing and activities for tourists. Chittorgarh has gone through various attacks. The very first attack on Chittorgarh was by the Sultan Ala-ud-din Khilji. Then the Mughal emperors have also attacked Chittorgarh many times. Finally, after attacks it was Mughal Emperor Jahangir returned the fort to the Rajputs. Chittorgarh is known for its beautiful forts and wildlife sanctuaries. Here is a list of Best Places To Visit in Chittorgarh that you should visit during your trip.

Best Visiting Places at City of Forts – Chittorgarh

  • Chittorgarh Fort
  • Kirti Stambh
  • Vijay Stambh
  • Jain Temples
  • Rani Padmini’s Palace
  • Gaumukh Reservoir
  • Menal Waterfall
  • Bhamashah Ki Haveli
  • Ratan Singh palace
  • Fateh Prakash Palace
  • Sathis Deori Temple

1. Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh

It is the biggest frot in Chittorgarh and it is spread over 692 acres of area and is made with Rajput architecture style. Within the fort, there were 84 water bodies back then and now out of them, only 22 are left. The fort also has towers, temples, and many sculptures. There are two towers Vijay Stambh and Kirti Stambh which are illuminated at night and look beautiful. There are many haunting stories of Chittorgarh Fort and people have reported strange happenings here.    

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = INR10

Trip Duration = Around 3 hours

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2. Kirti Tower

Kirti Tower
Kirti Tower

The Kirti tower is a seven storeyed tower and situated on the premises of Chittorgarh fort and the meaning of Kirti tower is the Tower of fame. There are stairs that lead visitors to the top of the tower from where visitors can have a beautiful view. The tower was constructed to glorify Jainism, by a Jain merchant.

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hour

3. Vijay Tower

Vijay Tower
Vijay Tower

This Tower was built in 1458 and was constructed with red stone and white marble by the king of Mewar. There are paintings and sculptures of Hindu God and goddesses within the tower. The tower is nine-story tall and on the top story of the tower, there is a statue of Jain Goddess Padmavati.

Visiting hours = 8:00AM to 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

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4. Jain Temple

Jain Temple
Jain Temple

Chittorgarh Fort has around six Jain temples and the largest one is Bhagwan Adinatha. During the time of 220BC, many Jain temples were built in Rajasthan. History shows us that there was no Jain ruler in Chittorgarh and the growth of Jainism was waved by Rajputs.    

Visit timings = 6:00AM – 6:00PM  

Room fee = Free

Ideal Duration = Less than 1 hour 

5. Rani Padmini’s Palace

Rani Padmini’s Palace
Rani Padmini’s Palace

This palace was built on the bank of the lotus pool. Back then the palace used to be beautiful and it has a pavilion that provided privacy for the royal women. This palace played a very important role in Rajput’s history, this is the palace where Ala-ud-din Khilji spotted Queen Padmavati reflection in the pool for the first time.

Visiting Timings = 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

6. Gaumukh Reservoir

Gaumukh Reservoir
Gaumukh Reservoir

The Kund is located within Chittorgarh Fort and is considered sacred by the locals. The place looks very attractive with the lush green plants and flowers. The reservoir is named as Gaumukh Kund(Reservoir) because the point from where water flows has the shape of Cow mouth shaped point. 

Visiting hours = 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry Fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

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7. Menal waterfall

Menal waterfall

This waterfall is a beautiful view and is now a famous picnic spot due to its natural landscape. There is no fee for the entrance of the waterfall, people can trek here at Menal waterfall. There is a famous Menal waterfall Resort near the waterfall.

Visiting hours = 8:00AM – 7:00PM

Entry Fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 2-3 Hours 

8. Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary is a fun place for nature lovers and sanctuary is located near the Bermany and Chambal rivers and if you are lucky enough you may also see a fresh-water dolphin swimming in rivers. There is a Bhainsrorgarh fort which was made for royals and now been converted into a heritage hotel and the sanctuary is now open to the public. There are various species of animals and birds. Photographers and locals often visit here.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee = Free

9. Ratan Singh Palace

Ratan Singh Palace
Ratan Singh Palace

This palace was built in 1530AD, it was used by royals for ceremonies and events and now the palace is open for public. From the top of the palace, you can have a majestic view of the surrounding. There is a lake next to the palace which is named Ratneshwar Lake.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

Entry fee = IndianINR 15 & Foreigners – INR200

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10. Fateh Prakash Palace

Fateh Prakash Palace
Fateh Prakash Palace

The Fateh Prakash Palace was constructed by Maharana Fateh Singh. The palace was built with the Rajput architecture style and the palace has many wood crafts of Bassi village. The palace is a museum now and showcases weapons and traditional costumes.

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

Entry Fee = INR10

11. Sathis Deori Temple

Sathis Deori Temple
Sathis Deori Temple

The temple was built in the 11th century and is a group of 27 temples which are dedicated to Jains. Temple structure made in the 11th century is still looks so clean and beautiful and people visit here to admire the beauty of the architecture of the temple. 

Photography is not allowed in the premises of the temple, so you must take care of it. And, you can also give a donation for the welfare of temple management. 

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

Entry fee = IndianINR 15 & Foreigners – INR200

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Chittorgarh?

A. Chittorgarh has its own Railway Station named Chittorgarh Railway Station and the station is connected to the major cities of India like Dehli. If you are traveling by bus then there are regular bus and taxis services all from the city.

Q. Is it important to hire a Guide?

A. There are many places where you can get lost while traveling alone so you should hire a travel guide to explore places without any problem. 

Q. Best time to visit Chittorgarh?

A. The ideal trip duration for Chittorgarh to explore is around 3 days and the best time to visit Chittorgarh is during monsoon season as the weather becomes pleasant.

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